by: USA Football • 97
Create a better, safer game with this FREE USA Football app, which includes concussion awareness, equipment fitting, and proper tackling technique from USA Football, developed with support from the NFL.
Bring USA Football to your league’s sideline. USA Football teaches the sport in new, innovative ways and is the official football development partner of the NFL and its 32 teams. The USA Football app is the official mobile app of USA Football and NFL FLAG.
Along with up-to-date information on concussion awareness and management, Heads Up Football breaks down tackling into five basic fundamentals for youth players through drills to introduce then re-enforce each step. Beginning in a non-contact environment and progressing to full-speed contact, the instruction improves tackling skills, increases safety and limits helmet-to-helmet contact.
It’s the essential FREE app for youth football parents, coaches and commissioners.
Key features include:
Concussion signs and symptoms: Learn the basic signs and symptoms of concussion so you can determine whether a player needs to come out of the game. Remember: When in doubt, sit them out.
Heads Up Tackling: Check out instructional videos that show five-step tackling fundamentals along with drills that will help you teach your players a better, safer way to play the sport.
Safety checklists: A list of simple-to-follow questions and answers that youth football parents, coaches and commissioners should expect to know.
Concussion awareness: View videos and articles to keep up on the science behind concussion and read legislation across the United States designed to prevent athletes from returning to play too soon.
Equipment fitting: Equipment that fits right is the first step to player safety. View videos and articles that teach you how to make sure your young athlete is properly fitted.
Heat preparedness and hydration: Preparing for extreme heat begins at home with proper hydration and continues throughout practice by making smart decisions.
Rules: Download the NFL FLAG powered by USA Football rule book for free or the USA Football Youth Football Rulebook through Kindle.
Check-in: Check-in for football. Every time you check in with participating businesses, a donation is made to USA Football’s player safety initiatives.
And more: Stay informed on the latest information concerning conditioning, injury prevention and nutrition.
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